Commentary by Andy Young


Andy Young is an English teacher at Kennebunk High School in Kennebunk, Maine. His background includes many years as a sportscaster all over the US, as well as time spent in the Peace Corps and as a substitute teacher and high school coach. As a sports writer he used to write editorials in his spare time; now that he is teaching he has no spare time, but still manages to turn out columns for the Falmouth Community Leader

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November 2, 2017 Parisians? Oui. Parasites? Non!
October 1, 2017 An overdue admission: my dad knew more about pro sports than I did
September 4, 2017 Good health is wasted on the young
August 24, 2017 There are worse role models than athletes
July 27, 2017 Scammed by Skimming Scum
July 7, 2017 Accurately gauging how victory feels
June 3, 2017 Why everyone should love Loving Day
May 2, 2017 Learning about the Few and the Proud
April 4, 2017 Bringing People Together with Poetry
March 19, 2017 Another storm? Oh, joy! (No, really!)
March 5, 2017 Best of a distinguished, denied lot
February 7, 2017 Appreciating (not dreading) a milestone
January 15, 2017 Applying a mother’s wisdom
January 10, 2017 Getting down to 24
January 1, 2017 A Full but all too brief life

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